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York Realty currently owns and manages over 5 million square feet, the majority being concentrated in Edmonton but with various holdings throughout Western Canada. York’s assets range from office buildings to retail space to industrial facilities to raw land. As shown by York’s exemplary growth over the past 25 years, the focus has been on providing the highest level of client-focused service and commitment to our tenants. By concentrating on Redevelopment of under-performing real estate, Joint Ventures, and Build-To-Suit facilities, York Realty has the assets, flexibility and mobility to cater to every business’ requirements.
We pride ourselves on the management of our assets and aspire to continue to impress existing and future clients.
WE LEASE BEST-IN-CLASS COMMERCIAL REAL ESTATE
By 2030, we will be the largest landlord, by square footage, in Western Canada. Our Real Estate will be best in its’ class. We will be the path of least resistance for brokers and tenants leasing space.
For more information please visit our website at www.yorkrealty.ca
Job Title: Chief Operating Officer
Reports to: President
Direct Reports: 3
Indirect Reports: 10
Location: Edmonton, AB
The focus of this job is on achieving results which are aligned with the larger picture of the organization and its strategic goals. Initiative, coupled with a sense of competitive drive, and the ability to stay focused on results despite changing conditions, is the key to achieving the performance objectives of this job. Because environmental and organizational conditions change rapidly, the work involves innovation and creativity in generating ideas for quick response. Decision- making is focused on implementing practical, timely solutions.
The job requires getting things done quickly and handling a variety of activities. Self-assurance, and the confidence to purposely drive toward results while constantly problem-solving and engaging the commitment of others is essential. A leadership style that is firm and goal oriented, and yet motivates, trains, and engages others in an enthusiastic way is important. The emphasis on building rapport and relationships with individuals and groups requires an outgoing, poised and persuasive communication style.
Because the pace of the work is faster than average, the ability to learn quickly and thoroughly while continually recognizing and adapting to changing conditions is critical.
The scope of the job may require effective delegation to proven people. Especially routine and repetitive details should be delegated but with responsibility for follow up and accountability for timely results.
While the job requires the ability to act independently, a sense of urgency and the confidence to handle a variety of challenges, a full commitment to the success of the business and high standards of achievement are expected in this position. The emphasis is on results, and effective systems that achieve results through and with people, rather than on the details of implementation.
The job environment is flexible, constantly changing and provides growth opportunity, recognition and reward for the achievement of business results.
The position will include the following responsibilities:
Pace and Variety of Activities
Communication and Collaboration
Delegation and Leadership Style
FIRST YEAR DELIVERABLES / MEASURES OF SUCCESS
Success in the first year will be determined by the candidate’s ability to:
An excellent compensation package awaits the successful candidate.